An enthusiast with a love for all sport, particularly rugby, Harry is currently studying Sports Science at St Mary’s University. Representing the Uni playing Rugby Union and Badminton; assisting England Rugby with their grass-root scheme, Harry also finds time to coach for Lions working with Teddington RFC U15s.
Jamie is a great coach whose attitude is exemplary. Jamie has experience in a variety of sports with rugby being number 1. As well as a great sportsman, Jamie is someone who is fanatical about developing as a coach and is not afraid to graft.
A graduate from St Marys University Twickenham, with a Ba (Hons) in Physical and Sport Education, Sam has undertaken a variety of experiences which have helped develop him into a confident, conscientious and highly motivated individual who works hard and pays attention to detail. Sam has acquired valuable and transferable skills that ensure he has a professional outlook to coaching and player development whilst helping him to identify his strength and speciality of developing team cohesion and increasing participation through education and training programmes to support grassroots sport through to elite levels.
Sam has been involved with Teddington RFC since 2012 staying with the same age group of which are now Colts. He is also Head Coach of the University of Essex men’s teams and the RFU Essex CB University Coordinator, helping to increase participation of Rugby Union and growth of the sport.
Future goals include becoming an RFU CRC, gaining experience coaching England age grade rugby, as well as becoming an academy coach and scout while helping to grow Lions Sports Academy in the Essex area.
Will is a strength and conditioning expert summarised by past lecturers as “one of the strongest undergrads ever”!
Having achieved recognition as a UKSCA level coach (level 4) and currently completing his MA, Will epitomises what we look for in a Programme Director. His in-depth knowledge and expertise in this area ensure outstanding progress and results not only for those he coaches but other professionals around him.
Having had a successful playing career himself, playing academy rugby and representing South-East England (flanker), Will understands exactly what young aspiring athletes need and plans their programs accordingly. Will has coached at county level not just in rugby but cricket too. Will is a well-respected and professional team player.
JP is a keen rugby player who’s playing CV includes Cranleigh 1st XV and Surrey Under 20s. Jonathan was also an instrumental figure in the under 18’s Guildford RFC side that won the Surrey Sword Champtionship.
A Level 2 coach and Level 3 PT, we’re keen to hold onto JP whilst he completes his degree at Loughborough University. With experience in leading camps there’s every chance that JP may support us in expanding into the Midlands. Watch this space!